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Russian athletes to compete under name of 'ROC' and new flag at next two Olympic Games
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Russian athletes to compete under name of 'ROC' and new flag at next two Olympic Games

A Court of Arbitration for Sport ruling in December banned Russia’s team name, flag and national anthem from the Tokyo Olympics this year and the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing.

Former Russian athletics president Dmitry Shlyakhtin banned in doping cover-up case
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Former Russian athletics president Dmitry Shlyakhtin banned in doping cover-up case

The Athletics Integrity Unit said the case involved “submission of forged documents and false explanations” in a 15-month probe into why high jumper Danil Lysenko wasn't available for drug testing.

Russia claims victory after CAS' loophole-ridden doping sanctions leave plenty of workarounds
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Russia claims victory after CAS' loophole-ridden doping sanctions leave plenty of workarounds

The new restrictions on Russia will be weaker than before. In Tokyo and Beijing, Russia will be able to field athletes whose files in the Moscow doping lab database were altered or deleted while the data was under the control of the Russian state.

WADA claims 'landmark' victory after Russian doping ruling despite CAS reducing sanctions
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WADA claims 'landmark' victory after Russian doping ruling despite CAS reducing sanctions

The CAS ruling is the latest stage in a long-running battle between WADA and Russia.

United States Anti-Doping Agency brands Russia doping ruling by CAS a 'tragedy'
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United States Anti-Doping Agency brands Russia doping ruling by CAS a 'tragedy'

USADA chief executive Travis Tygart said the sanctions would be undermined since athletes would still be able to compete in uniforms in Russian colours with the word "Russia" on them.

Russia banned from using its name, flag at next two Olympics and world championships
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Russia banned from using its name, flag at next two Olympics and world championships

Russian athletes and teams will still be allowed to compete at next year’s Tokyo Olympics and the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing, as well as world championships including the 2022 World Cup in Qatar

CAS ruling on landmark Russian doping case to be announced on Thursday
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CAS ruling on landmark Russian doping case to be announced on Thursday

The ban, as it stands, means Russia would miss the re-arranged Tokyo Olympics 2020 next year as well as football's 2022 World Cup in Qatar and the 2022 Winter Olympics in China.

CAS proceeds with hearing into Russian doping case amidst coronavirus pandemic
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CAS proceeds with hearing into Russian doping case amidst coronavirus pandemic

The slate of punishments proposed by WADA includes a ban on Russia’s flag, anthem and team name at the Tokyo Olympics next year and the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing.

Russia says World Athletics freeze over unpaid fine is 'catastrophic' decision for athletes
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Russia says World Athletics freeze over unpaid fine is 'catastrophic' decision for athletes

Yevgeny Yurchenko said World Athletics had ignored the impact of the coronavirus pandemic when it held Russia to a Wednesday deadline for payment, which was missed.

Russian doping blurs innocence and guilt, with Olympics caught in the middle
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Russian doping blurs innocence and guilt, with Olympics caught in the middle

Russian doping blurs innocence and guilt, with Olympics caught in the middle

World Anti-Doping Agency says it will rule next month on alleged Russian cover-up of doping data, IOC against blanket ban
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World Anti-Doping Agency says it will rule next month on alleged Russian cover-up of doping data, IOC against blanket ban

The World Anti-Doping Agency says it expects to rule next month on whether Russia manipulated its drug-testing data.

After doping scandals, Russia warming up to controversial Therapeutic Use Exemptions
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After doping scandals, Russia warming up to controversial Therapeutic Use Exemptions

After years of using hacked data to vilify Western athletes as cheats who bend the rules to take banned substances using TUEs, Russia is warming to a controversial part of the anti-doping system.

Russian parliament's lower house passes amendments to fine doping athletes up to 50,000 rubles
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Russian parliament's lower house passes amendments to fine doping athletes up to 50,000 rubles

The amendments passed by the lower house of parliament on Thursday mark the first moves in Russia to use the law to punish athletes.

IAAF's Athletics Integrity Unit charges Russia's Ksenia Savina and husband for doping, using false identity to compete
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IAAF's Athletics Integrity Unit charges Russia's Ksenia Savina and husband for doping, using false identity to compete

The IAAF's Athletics Integrity Unit says runner Ksenia Savina and her husband have been charged in a doping case that includes allegations of "complicity" and tampering with a sample.

Russian race walker Anisya Kirdyapkina loses 2011, 2013 World Championships silvers for doping; banned for three years
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Russian race walker Anisya Kirdyapkina loses 2011, 2013 World Championships silvers for doping; banned for three years

Kirdyapkina was the only athlete from Russia's nine-person Olympic walk team in 2012 never to have served a ban despite multiple investigations into organised doping involving her coach, her teammates and her gold medal-winning husband, Sergei.

Russian Anti-Doping Agency chief Yury Ganus asks President Vladimir Putin to give WADA access to Moscow laboratory
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Russian Anti-Doping Agency chief Yury Ganus asks President Vladimir Putin to give WADA access to Moscow laboratory

In September, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) lifted a ban on RUSADA, paving the way for Russian athletes to return to competition across all sports.

Russian doping scandal whistleblower's attorney says WADA will lose integrity if RUSADA is not banned
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Russian doping scandal whistleblower's attorney says WADA will lose integrity if RUSADA is not banned

WADA gave the Russians a conditional release from the ban in September but one of the requirements was full access to data at the Moscow lab but that did not happen.

Russian anti-doping agency on verge of suspension after WADA inspection team denied access to Moscow lab data
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Russian anti-doping agency on verge of suspension after WADA inspection team denied access to Moscow lab data

The five-member WADA team left the Moscow lab frustrated and without having retrieved any of the data in Laboratory Information Management System it had been promised access to.

Russian court challenges IOC, CAS by ruling that tainted bobsledder Alexander Zubkov be considered Olympic champion
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Russian court challenges IOC, CAS by ruling that tainted bobsledder Alexander Zubkov be considered Olympic champion

The Moscow City Court ruled on Wednesday that bobsledder Alexander Zubkov, who carried the Russian flag at the opening ceremony of the 2014 Sochi Games, should still be considered an Olympic champion despite having been stripped of his medals because of doping

WADA controversially reinstates Russia, brings three-year suspension due to state-sponsored doping to an end
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WADA controversially reinstates Russia, brings three-year suspension due to state-sponsored doping to an end

WADA's move came despite a wave of fierce criticism from anti-doping figures — some within WADA itself — and from athletes around the world opposed to Russia being reinstated without taking full responsibility for what has been labeled systematic doping.